Six held in Elsies River drug bust

Around 500 mandrax tablets, ecstasy, tik and dagga were found at an alleged drug den.

FILE: Around 500 mandrax tablets, ecstasy, tik and dagga were found at an alleged drug den in Elsies River. Picture: Stock.XCHNG.

CAPE TOWN - The Metro Police Gang and Drug Task Team on Wednesday arrested six people for allegedly running a notorious drug den in Elsies River in Cape Town.

An estimated 500 mandrax tablets, ecstasy, tik, dagga and two electronic scales were found hidden in a compartment in a kitchen cupboard at a Norwood residence.

City of Cape Town Safety and Security Mayco member JP Smith says metro police also arrested six suspects in Ocean View.

Police confiscated more than a 100 packets of tik, mandrax and dagga.